Current Job Opportunities

 

Current Openings

With over 1000 uniform and civilian members, the Waterloo Regional Police Service proudly serves a population of over 575,000 residents in one of the fastest growing areas of Ontario. The WRPS is committed to a leadership role in crime prevention and law enforcement in a community partnership to improve safety and the quality of life for all people. Police and civilian positions offer a wide variety of career opportunities along with competitive salaries and benefit packages.

Civilian Positions

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Waterloo Regional Police Service. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Manager, Corporate Communications and Public Information

With a budget of over $150 million and more than 1000 sworn and civilian members, the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) requires an experienced Communications Professional to fill the role of Manager, Corporate Communications and Public Information.

 

The WRPS delivers exceptional police services to more than 575,000 residents. The Waterloo Region is a vital and prosperous community in southern Ontario that offers the unique combination of a growing urban Centre comprised of three municipalities: Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo; and surrounded by four rural communities: North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich. You will work in a community proud of its diversity and within an organization focused on its people.

 

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Manager, Corporate Communications and Public Information will lead the development and execution of the Communications Strategic Plan, including integrated communication strategies, initiatives, and tactics in support of the WRPS Operations Plan.

 

Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of effective Corporate Communications and Media Relations strategies, acquired through the successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communications, Media Relations, Public Relations, or related field is required. Attainment of a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Eight (8) years’ relevant experience with internal and external Corporate Communications in multi-media channel environments is required, ideally both public and private sector; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Three (3) years’ experience managing and supervising staff (assigning work, providing feedback, etc.) is preferred; public sector experience in a unionized environment is considered an asset.
  • Superior communication skills required; must be comfortable with public speaking and have exceptional presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated expert-level writing experience for various communications mediums, including: print, web, and marketing communications required.
  • Exceptional listening skills required; must be able to grasp and articulate complex situations and issues to synthesize information and develop appropriate actions.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of crisis management from a communications perspective required.
  • A valid Class G Ontario Driver’s License with no more than six (6) demerit points required to travel within the Region.
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization.
  • Ability to meet testing/portfolio requirements for the position.

  

Why join WRPS?

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent benefits and pension
  • Dynamic, exciting work environment
  • Strong, supportive leadership
  • Employee fitness and wellness programs
  • Salary range: $108,696 - $127,878

 

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by Monday, March 4, 2019 at 3pm to:

 

Email:    HumanResources@wrps.on.ca

Mail:      Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:        519-650-8587

 

If you require accommodation in completing the application process, or with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca.

 

Diversity through inclusion – we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected to move forward to be interviewed will be contacted.

 Wellness Coordinator (Temporary)

With a budget of over $150 million and more than 1000 sworn and civilian members, The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) requires an experienced health and wellness professional to fill the role of temporary Wellness Coordinator.

 

The WRPS delivers exceptional police services to more than 575,000 residents.  The Waterloo Region is a vital and prosperous community in southern Ontario that offers the unique combination of a growing urban centre comprised of three municipalities, Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo surrounded by four rural communities, North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich.  You will work in a community proud of its diversity and within an organization focused on its people. 

 

As a member of the Wellness Unit, the Wellness Coordinator will plan, develop and promote sworn and civilian member total health and injury/illness prevention programs, and assist with the development and implementation of psychological wellness initiatives, plans and procedures. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology is required, licensed by the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario, along with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Certified Exercise Physiologist (CSEP-CEP) designation is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to use judgement and initiative to make decisions and develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles
  • Personal physical fitness sufficient to demonstrate and deliver all aspects of training, instruction and testing
  • Knowledge of standardized office procedures and processes and skill in the operation of a personal computer and knowledge of software programs such as Microsoft Office
  • Analytical and problem solving skills required with the ability to identify, troubleshoot and respond to potential hazards with fitness equipment, physical training and fitness assessments
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required to present wellness training programs
  • Customer service and interpersonal skills are required to request and provide information
  • Time management and organizational skills required to efficiently complete work with competing deadlines
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality
  • A valid Class G Ontario Driver’s License with no more than six demerit points required to travel within and outside of Region
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization
  • Ability to meet testing requirements for the position

 

Why join WRPS? 

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent benefits and pension
  • Dynamic, exciting work environment
  • Strong, supportive leadership
  • Employee fitness and wellness programs
  • Hourly Wage: $41.17

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by Monday, February 25, 2019 at 3p.m. to:

Email:    HumanResources@wrps.on.ca

Mail:      Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:        519-650-8587

 

If you require accommodation in completing the application process, or with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca.

Diversity through inclusion – we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. 

Constable Positions

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Waterloo Regional Police Service.  We are currently processing applications for the position of Police Constable. Please check our website for further status updates.   

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